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Safety Specialist - Maryville, TN

Company: SPECTRUM
Location: Maryville
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

**Shift: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm**

JOB SUMMARY
Responsible for the implementation of company environmental, health and safety programs and procedures for all business units and facilities within the Management Area that comply with company policies and industry regulatory requirements, including reporting. Help ensure conformity to applicable federal, state, and local standards related to environmental compliance and occupational health and safety (i.e. OSHA, EPA, DEP, DOT, NFPA, ANSI, etc). Responsible for accident data compilation, abatement, record keeping, safety communication and awareness, and audits of field system(s).

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.
  • Effectively communicate safety and compliance messages to all levels; provide technical support to front-line leadership on matters related to occupational safety, environmental compliance, and loss prevention.
  • Assist in conducting system audits to continuously improve the safety program, working closely with cross-functional teams.
  • Investigate incidents and non-compliance events.
  • Assist with the collection and submission of data required to satisfy environmental permit and reporting requirements (i.e. Air Permit reports, Tier II, HMBP, etc.).
  • Liaise with regulatory agencies on matters related to reporting and/or investigating compliance concerns.
  • Participate in and/or facilitate safety committee meetings as needed.
  • Analyze the work environment to identify needs.
  • Assist in developing programs designed to control, eliminate, and prevent occupational disease and/or injury caused by physical, chemical, biological agents or ergonomic factors.
  • Support manager coordinate with the Sr Safety Specialist in keeping management abreast of current safety performance, potential hazards, serious incidents, regulatory inquires and changes to guidelines affecting safety policies and procedures.
  • Maintain safety records and other related documentation for designated area of responsibility.
  • Adhere to industry specific, local, state and federal regulations as applicable.
  • Know understand, promote and follow company policy.
  • Monitor safety training programs; ex: unsatisfactory trending results.
  • Coordinate safety events, evaluations, program deployment, and other related activities.
  • Perform other duties as requested by supervisor.
    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
    Required Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
    • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
    • Ability to use personal computer and software applications
    • Ability to work independently
    • Basic knowledge of company products and services
    • Basic knowledge of fire prevention programs
    • Knowledge of OSHA, EPA, DOT regulations
    • Basic knowledge of quantitative and qualitative methods for safety management
    • Knowledge of safety auditing, accident investigation and reporting
    • Ability to differentiate between different sizes and colors
    • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office products
    • Ability to safely use weight-bearing equipment (gaffs, safety harness and ladders) within the maximum weight limitations
    • Ability to utilize photography equipment
    • Knowledge of Field Operations and Field Engineering job dutiesRequired Education
      • High School diplomaRequired Related Work Experience and Number of Years
        • Human Resources/Safety or Technical Training experience - 2-3
          PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
          Preferred Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
          • Analytical and interpersonal skills
          • Knowledge of company products and services
          • CPR/AED Facilitator Certification
          • Valid driver's licenses with satisfactory driving record within Company required standardsPreferred Education
            • Associate's degree in Safety, Environmental Health or related field
            • Industry and vendor specific certifications and training recommendedPreferred Related Work Experience and Number of Years


              WORKING CONDITIONS
              • Office environment
              • Field exposure
              • Exposure to moderate noise levels
              • Work in inclement weather
              • Work indoors in confined space, poorly ventilated areas such as attics, basements and/or crawlspaces
              • Exposure to dust, dirt, noise, insects, rodents, pets, and cleaning solutions
              • Work outdoors in all kinds of weather and at all times of the day or night
              • Work performed near power lines and electricity
              • Work performed at various heights above ground on utility poles
                PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS
                Physical Requirements
                • Ability to accurately measure distances, using tapes or other measuring devices
                • Ability to carry, climb and operate extension ladder (approx. 32 ft. high and 90 pounds)
                • Ability to climb poles using gaffs, hooks and climbing belt as needed
                • Ability to walk over all types of terrain in all kinds of weather while carrying tools and equipment, including gaffs, ladders, and fully loaded tool beltsMental Requirements


                  EOE
                  Charter Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability ESE310 318245 318245BR

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